The Red Deer Optimist Chiefs picked up their Alberta Midget AAA Hockey League leading 10th tie of the year on the weekend along with a win in Fort Saskatchewan.
In Lloydminster on Saturday, the Optimist Chiefs played to a 3-3 tie against the Bobcats. Levi Glassman scored twice in the tie and Josh McNeil added the third goal. Both Glassman’s goals came on the power play. Luke Bast also added two assists.
The 4-1 win against the Rangers on Sunday was helped by three point performances from Hayden Clayton and Bast. All four Chiefs goals came on the power play, including Clayton’s game winner in the second period. Justin Travis made 26 saves for Red Deer in the win.
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The Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs pulled out a 4-3 overtime win in their only game of the weekend against the Rocky Mountain Raiders in Alberta Female Hockey League action.
Gracyn Hollman nabbed the OT winner for the Chiefs and Rebecca Bridge made 26 saves in the win. Shaelynne Bilodeau, Kaylee Sawchuk and Sage Sansregret also scored for Red Deer.
The Red Deer Northstar Chiefs split a pair of weekend road games in Calgary in Albert Minor Midget AAA League play.
On Saturday, the Chiefs managed to take down CRAA Gold 4-1. Adam Heindel scored the game-winning goal on the power play in the second period and Jared Lee made 23 saves.
Jackson Rider also scored a power play goal and Caileb Berge and Jace Paarup each added a marker of their own.
Sunday went a different direction for the Chiefs as they dropped a 7-3 decision to the CBHA Blackhawks.
They let up two first period goals, before Kayden Gatz and Paarup scored in the second. Berge added a goal in the third but the Blackhawks scored three times in the frame to close out the game.
The Red Deer TBS Chiefs went winless in their weekend series.
Saturday night in Calgary they were blanked 4-0 by the CNHA Canucks.
Payton Wright opened the scoring in the first period on Sunday against CRAA Blue, but two third period goals sunk the Chiefs in a 3-2 loss. Nikolaus Perchel had the other Red Deer goal and Bretton Park made 39 saves in the win.
The Red Deer Rebels came home with a split after a weekend visit down south in Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League action.
Their lone win came on Saturday afternoon in Southwest Calgary. Noah Danielson had a goal and an assist in the win and Brady Caruth had the game winning-goal short handed in the second period. Brett Meerman had a power play goal in the first and Kyle Wallace added a tally in the second.
In Lethbridge Sunday, the Rebels lost a 5-3 game. Danielson scored twice in the loss and Ronan Seeley also added a goal. Meerman added two assists. Caleb Trotter made 25 saves in net for Red Deer.
The Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs battled to a 1-0 shutout win over the Rocky Mountain Raiders in their only game of the weekend Saturday in Alberta Female Hockey League play. Aryn Chambers scored the lone goal and Misty Rey made 19 saves for her second shutout of the season.
The Red Deer Motors Chiefs extended their winning streak to six games with victories over Foothills Bisons 7-6 and Red Deer Parkland Transmission Chiefs 8-6 in SCAHL action on the weekend.
In High River Sunday, Nolan Larson scored a pair of goals, while Ivan Filappov, Tayler Hardman, Aiden Knutson, Nate Danielson and Lynden Robertson added a goal for the Chiefs.
Hunter Smith turned aside 25 shots for the Chiefs who improved their record to 21-3-3.
In Saturday’s all-Red Deer matchup at the Kinex, Lynden Robertson had the hat trick for Red Deer Motors, while Larson with two goals, Danielson, Heath Hachkowski and Kaiden Ellertson rounded out the scoring.
Tyler MacKenzie, with two goals, Josh Perreault, Ty Daneault, Jake Shorey and Cam Litwinski replied for Parkland Transmission.
Meyer Gaume stopped 24 shots for Red Deer Motors, while Ridleigh Hansen made 25 saves for Parkland Transmission.